|Death:||Died in Warsaw, Warszawa, Masovian Voivodeship, Poland|
|Cause of death:||Shot in the street|
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About Roman Patt
Roman Patt was shot in the street of Warsaw ghetto.
He had been a popular footballer between the wars. It had not been known he was a Jew. He had risen to become an important member of the Polish Referees' Council.
In 1941 he had been brought into the ghetto and on May 16, at the age of 42 he had been shot in the street. He had been held in prison at the time when he was taken into the street and killed.
Sheinkinder wrote in his diary "Patt himself was taciturn and reserved and he took his secret with him to the grave. There was only one secret he revealed to me. He was a Jew".
The Holocaust - Martin Gilbert, page 338